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Turner, Joseph Mallord William (draughtsman)

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Turner, Joseph Mallord William (draughtsman) [ULAN info: British artist, 1775-1851]







Technique Description

watercolour on paper


height: 395 mm
width: 505 mm




given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1913 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

apparently bought at a sale at Christie's, 1907, as 'Rottingdean', bt. Palser (£1 10s); bought for the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


  1. Cormack, Malcolm (1975) J.M.W. Turner, R.A. 1775-1851; a catalogue of Drawings and Watercolours in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 31]
    [comments: cat. no. 6, pl. 6 (black and white)]
  2. Wilton, Andrew (1979) The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, London?
    [comments: no. 148]


watercolour (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

751 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 13905; Input Date: 2000-10-06 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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